Hopeless Old Men On Skateboards 1102, 1103 and 1108. 3D rendered illustrations for Hopeless Old Men On Skateboards. Once I modeled the scene and characters, I moved the cameras around to create my frames. I modeled the ramp as if I were building it in real life, made templates and built the frame and then skinned it. Quotation about struggle from Anathem by Neal Stephenson.